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Researchers identify genetic variations linked to increased lung cancer risk

Apr 3 : Researchers at Johns Hopkins, as part of a large, multi-institutional study, have identified for the first time genetic variations that increase the risk of lung cancer in people who Continue reading “Researchers identify genetic variations linked to increased lung cancer risk” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008
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New method to test for lung cancer developed

April 2 : Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine have taken a major step forward in the fight against lung cancer, by developing a new “clinicogenomic model” to Continue reading “New More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2008
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Scientists uncover NSAIDs mechanism that inhibits tumour invasion

Mar 27 : A new study from the National Sun Yat-Sen University and Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan has uncovered a new mechanism by which non-steroidal Continue reading “Scientists uncover More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
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Low levels of radon exposure seems to cut lung cancer risk by 60pc

March 26 : Scientists say that exposure to low levels of radon gas, which generally percolates out of the ground into basements, seems to reduce the risk of developing lung Continue reading “Low levels of More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, January 1st, 2008
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Gene seen as target for anti-lung cancer drugs identified

Jan 1 : Scientists have discovered a potential target for anti-lung cancer drugs, by identifying a gene called 14-3-3zeta, which when silenced, doesn’t allow lung cancer cells to survive. Continue reading “Gene More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 28th, 2007
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PET imaging may enhance lung cancer diagnosis: Review

Nov 28 : A new review has revealed that tumour imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) could improve the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of lung cancer Continue reading “PET imaging may enhance More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 16th, 2007
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Malignant tumours mostly occur on body’s left side

November 16 : An analysis of cancer data from Australia and other developed countries has revealed that malignant tumours are more likely to occur on the left side of the body. Continue reading “Malignant More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 14th, 2007
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Tumour-suppressor gene for lung cancer identified

Nov14 : A recent study on mice has identified a gene that suppresses lung cancer. Continue reading “Tumour-suppressor gene for lung cancer identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 13th, 2007
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Here comes a compound that kills cancer cells only

Nov 13 : A synthetic compound that encourages certain cancer cells to self-destruct may one day be used in the fight against the killer disease. Continue reading “Here comes a compound that kills cancer cells More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 13th, 2007
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Key pathway, potential drug targets in autoinflammatory disease identified

Nov 13 : A recent study has found a key pathway of cellular events behind some potentially dangerous autoinflammatory diseases Continue reading “Key pathway, potential drug targets in autoinflammatory disease More...